OTTAWA, CANADA - APRIL 16: Jean-Gabriel Pageau #44 of the Ottawa Senators is greeted by fans wearing his name painted on their chests during warmup before making his home debut against the Carolina Hurricanes on April 16, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)
He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.
— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers